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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

WYDOT accepting donations of solar eclipse glasses


August 30, 2017

Karla Pomeroy

WORLAND – The "The Great American Total Solar Eclipse" is now a thing of the past and those who participated in the event are left with their memories and at least one pair of eclipse glasses that they will probably never have a need for again. WYDOT (Wyoming Department of Transportation) partnered with Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) to give those eclipse glasses a new lease on life instead of ending up in the landfill.

AWB is a non-profit organization which collects and redistributes eclipse glasses around the world where there will be upcoming eclipses. Right now, the organization i...

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